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Box 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Wellspring Wayard diaries, 1847-1862

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-20
Identifier: Series One
Scope and Contents note 20 diaries written between 1847 and 1962 and providing insights into Wayward's activities. There is detailed informatin about abolitionist speakers and rallies in the Hudson Valley and New England, and about Underground Railroad activities.
Dates: 1847-1862

Journal, between April and November or December 1849

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: Series Two
Scope and Contents note From the Series: A journal and fifteen letters documenting the overland journey of Sarah Wayward Lewis with her husband and family to California in 1849. The Lewis family departed from St. Joseph, Missouri in April, 1849, and the collection contents detail their trip along the Mormon Route, encounters with hostile Native Americans on the Great Plains, privations, hardships, and internal strife among their traveling companions; and their sojourn along the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers prior to their traverse of...
Dates: between April and November or December 1849

Letters, 1849

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22-24
Identifier: Series Two
Scope and Contents note From the Series: A journal and fifteen letters documenting the overland journey of Sarah Wayward Lewis with her husband and family to California in 1849. The Lewis family departed from St. Joseph, Missouri in April, 1849, and the collection contents detail their trip along the Mormon Route, encounters with hostile Native Americans on the Great Plains, privations, hardships, and internal strife among their traveling companions; and their sojourn along the Humboldt and Truckee Rivers prior to their traverse of...
Dates: 1849

Newspaper clippings

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 25-31
Identifier: Series Four
Scope and Contents note From the Series: Compiled by Theresa Auchincloss, these materials contain information about many Wayward family mebers and document some unanswered issues about various individuals. Much of this material appears to be undated, but presumably was accumulated furing the period of Auchincloss' active interest in family history, from 1954 to hear death in 1963.
Dates: circa 1954-1963

Genealogy

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 32-40
Identifier: Series Four
Scope and Contents note From the Series: Compiled by Theresa Auchincloss, these materials contain information about many Wayward family mebers and document some unanswered issues about various individuals. Much of this material appears to be undated, but presumably was accumulated furing the period of Auchincloss' active interest in family history, from 1954 to hear death in 1963.
Dates: circa 1954-1963